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Phil CrannellPresidentPorts & Maritime Group International (PMG)

Currently Phil Crannell is President ofPorts & Maritime Group International(PMG) based in Jupiter, Florida. PMG is an architectural, planning and development advisory firm focusing on waterfront and maritime assignments. PMG services include, project management, planning, design and development of public and commercial port infrastructure, cruise terminals, private destinations and waterfront mixed use community projects. Previously he was Senior Vice President of CH2M HILL, Inc., a global professional service firm with over 28,000 employees.

At CH2M HILL Mr. Crannell was the Global Director of its ports practice where he represented the firm in all public and private maritime industry services worldwide. Reporting to him were architects, engineers, planners and construction professionals all specializing in marine and maritime markets.

Prior to CH2M HILL he was Chairman of Gee & Jenson EAP of West Palm Beach, Fla. Gee & Jenson EAP (G&J) was a design, engineering, architectural and planning firm of 200 employees that focused on Ports, Architecture and New Community development. The firm was founded in 1951. One of G&J’s most notable assignments was serving as the charter civil engineering firm responsible for original infrastructure engineering, planning and related permitting of Walt Disney’s new East Coast theme park located on 28,000 acres, now famously known as “Walt Disney World”.

Mr. Crannell has 45 years of experience in planning, design and development of ports and waterfront developments. He has directed the planning, design and development of the latest generation of cruise ship terminals, mixed use terminals, berths, and support facilities.

He is a recognized industry leader and has presented to numerous industry association boards and advisory committees, including the American Association of Port Authorities, International Association of Ports and Harbors, and the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association.